www.foodproductiondaily.com/Quality-Safety/Ground-beef-and-chicken-riskiest-meats-according-to-CSPI-report

Labor Conditions Are Awful at Chicken Plants, According to Report

A new multimedia report from Oxfam America highlights the harsh conditions endured by laborers at chicken processing facilities in the US. While workers reportedly processed roughly 14,000 chickens in a workday, they were paid an average of $11 an hour, and suffered exceptionally high rates of injury due to the repetitive and dangerous nature of the work.

Drinking Water: Extreme Weather Events Threaten Quality, Says Report

The greatest risks to water quality come from cumulative impacts of extreme weather events that happen sequentially, like a drought followed by a wildfire followed by a flood, says joint Australian-US study. As climate change likely increases the frequency of extreme weather events, resilience must be built into the management of watersheds and water treatment systems for recovery to happen. [Sunday Morning Herald]

Report: Society's Water Safety Net Is Fraying

A new National Research Council report examines possible "tipping points" that might occur if the rate of groundwater pumping rapidly increases. As surface water-scarce regions get drier amidst climate change, early warning water and drought monitoring systems could be necessary to protect precious resources. [Circle of Blue]

This New Report Will Tell You If You Live Near One Of America's Most Threatened Rivers

Here's a top 10 list to avoid: America's most endangered river. American Rivers has their 2016 list that's pegged rivers around the country as threatened based on mismanagement and pending policy decisions. This year the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers are the most endangered because of overconsumption and constant fighting between Georgia, Alabama and Florida. [Think Progress]

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next > 41 647 results